Sylvia Chen

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How to Write a Thank You Note: 6 Things to Consider

<b>2. The Card to Use</b><br>Skip cards that are already printed with "thank you" in favor of custom ones that have your initials or name—both chic choices. Select a simple block or script font and look for flat versus fold-over cards: This stylish, no-nonsense option has less space to fill. Try …

9 Pilates Moves That Burn Major Calories

Get your heart pumping for a leaner physique<p>Pilates doesn’t just tone your muscles. If you do the right moves, it’s also a great way to burn calories. Ready to start sweating? Try these nine amazing exercises from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Pilates</i>.<p><i>Adapted from</i> The Women’s Health Big Book of …

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Quick Breakfast Ideas That Are Actually Healthy

5-Minute Breakfasts That Are Actually Healthy<p>Seriously, you have no excuse for hitting the drive-thru<p>If your idea of a grab-and-go breakfast is a bowl of cereal or a granola bar, prepare to have your mind blown. You can make a pretty impressive morning meal that’s actually good for you in five …

How to Change Your Name Without Ruining Your SEO

There are plenty of factors to consider when debating whether to change your name — and most likely, search engine optimization (SEO) ranks pretty …

Yoga: Poses To Tone Your Butt

<b>Warrior III</b> Standing on one straight leg, lean forward with your chest until it is in line with your lifted back leg and parallel to the ground. Extend your upper chest and gaze forward as you flex your back foot, keeping your leg straight and all of your toes pointing down. Stay here or extend …

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Hearst Magazines

Food Network<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 73%<p>O, The Oprah<br>Magazine<p>SAVE 72%<p>The Pioneer<br>Woman Magazine<p>NEW<p>Good Housekeeping<p>SAVE 82%<p>Popular Mechanics<p>SAVE 80%

If You Want To Nail An Email Introduction To A Busy Person, Here's How

<i>By Chris Fralic, Partner at First Round Capital in New York.</i> <i>This is an updated and revised version of this post.</i><p>I’ve sent a total of more than 81,000 e-mails since 2007— and that’s not even counting my personal e-mail. Over that time, I’ve found that roughly 20% of my e-mails involve the word …

Easy Meals and Easy Recipes

Cedric Angeles<p>Lemon-Tarragon Halibut en Papillote<p><b>The Situation:</b><br>Important Business Dinner<p><b>Perfect Meal to Make:</b><br>Lemon-Tarragon Halibut en Papillote<p>The right meal (and the proper presentation) shows you're sophisticated and serious about your career, and that you have creativity and flair. Sealing fish …

Yoga for Bedtime

Need help sleeping? Doing yoga exercises before bedtime can be just what you need<p>WH Editors<p>Short Meditation<p>Sit up in bed comfortably, either with your legs folded or straight in front of you; whatever you can do with the most ease. Sit up and lean slightly back on your pillows or backboard. Close …

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Skincare Tips: 6 Biggest Skincare Mistakes

You already know it’s a sin to go to bed without washing your face (right?!), but that’s just one of many common bad habits that can seriously screw with your skin.<p>To determine the most unforgivable beauty mistakes, we talked to board certified dermatologist Debra Luftman, M.D., co-author of <i>The</i> …

First Date Advice: 7 Ways to Ace a First Date

Here's what researchers noted about women based on the speed dates:<p><b>You're usually pickier than he is</b> One finding you'll love: The power is (mostly) in your hands. “Women are much more selective than men when it comes to dating,” says study author Dan McFarland, PhD, a sociologist at Stanford. …

6 Signs It's Time To Let Them Go

<i>“You will find that it is necessary to let things go; simply for the reason that they are heavy. So let them go, let go of them.”</i><p>― C. JoyBell C.<p>We …

Summer Drinks

<b>ELECTRIC HONEYDEW</b><br>1 Tbsp green tea leaves<br>1 Tbsp dried chamomile leaves<br>2 oz gin<br>3 leaves anise-hyssop<br>2 oz pureed honeydew (puree in blender)<br>3/4 oz lemon juice<br>1/4 oz agave syrup<br>1 fennel frond, for garnish<p>In a jar or glass, mix green tea and chamomile leaves with gin and let sit for 3 hours at room …

Benefits of Yoga: It Boosts Your Career!

Previous research has shown that regular aerobic exercise—even walking—can boost your brain’s performance. But unlike the benefits of aerobic exercise, which take a while to kick in, yoga has a pretty immediate effect on your mind—so you’ll feel it just 30 minutes after you say “Namaste,” says …

The Better Sex Workout

Exercise 1 INVERTED TABLE RAISE<p>Sit on the floor with your legs extended hip-width apart, knees bent, feet flat on the floor, and hands on the floor behind you, fingers pointing toward your butt. Raise your hips and butt and straighten your arms so your torso and thighs are parallel to the floor, …